Inserting a glossary in Wordfast
Thread poster: Vito Russi

Vito Russi  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 08:45
Russian to Italian
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Jun 18, 2012

Hi everybody!I have a question about Wordfast and the management of terminology. I already know how to create a glossary and insert terms in it during a translation with WF. But is it possible for me to create my own glossary and insert it in WF, so that I don't have to insert everytime a single new term from a translation?
Thank you very much!))


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Yasmin Moslem  Identity Verified
Egypt
Local time: 09:45
English to Arabic
Importing a glossary to Wordfast Jun 18, 2012

Dear Vito,

Do you mean Wordfast Classic or Wordfast Pro?

Please have a look here: http://wordfast.net/wiki/Using_Excel_or_Word_Glossaries


HTH,
Yasmin



[Edited at 2012-06-18 20:22 GMT]


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Dominique Pivard  Identity Verified
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Finnish to French
Use Excel to create a glossary Jun 18, 2012

Vito Russi wrote:
Hi everybody!I have a question about Wordfast and the management of terminology. I already know how to create a glossary and insert terms in it during a translation with WF. But is it possible for me to create my own glossary and insert it in WF, so that I don't have to insert everytime a single new term from a translation?

You can use Excel to create a two-column table (source terms in left column, target terms in right column). Save it as Unicode text (important!) and you'll have a ready-to-use Wordfast Classic glossary. If you're using Wordfast Pro, you can import that text file into a Pro terminology list.

In the following video clip (length: 02:37), you can see how to do it in practice:

http://youtu.be/m6xhFo_UKFo?hd=1

Narration is in Finnish, but it's easy to follow even if you don't understand the language.


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esperantisto  Identity Verified
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Member (2006)
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Sure Jun 19, 2012

Just open any good text editor and go on typing in your terms in pairs as follows:
Code:
source term tab translation



Save the file as UTF-16LE and engage in WFC or import to WFP depending on what you use.

[Edited at 2012-06-19 06:22 GMT]


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Milan Condak  Identity Verified
Local time: 08:45
English to Czech
Comparision of OmegaT and Wordfast Classic Jun 19, 2012

esperantisto wrote:

Just open any good text editor and go on typing in your terms in pairs as follows:
Code:
source term tab translation



Save the file as UTF-16LE and engage in WFC or import to WFP depending on what you use.

[Edited at 2012-06-19 06:22 GMT]


Here is a short presentation in Czech (in the need use GoogleTranslate on site)

http://www.condak.net/cat_other/omegat/2012-04-07/cs/00.html

In Wordfast you can propagate (translate expressions) terminology automatically.

Milan


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